BMX bikes have come a long way since the early 70s where kids would use them to mimic motocross races. Nowadays, there are many types of competitions BMX bikers participate in and the demands on all the equipment have become more specialised and higher. Some riders are sponsored by big companies, and they participate in… continue reading →
This industry has proved to be quite a popular one in the last couple of years showing progressive and stable growth. This includes increased sales on athletic apparel, sports nutrition supplements and sporting equipment. This is all thanks to increasing job opportunities, the rise in the average wage, and Australians being more focused on leading healthier more active lives. Social media and marketing strategies have also influenced this markets growth by convincing consumers that by purchasing athletic apparel it will help them reach their health and fitness goals.
The industry has grown substantially with 22.6% in online stores and 14.6% increases at retail stores. Revenue and values have also been equally impressive with online sales grossing 71 million Australian dollars and retail stores grossing a huge 2 billion Australian dollars. With more Australians becoming more technologically advanced and with technology moving forward the demand has created more than 6,792 jobs for Australians as well. Both sectors of this industry only seem to have great futures with online rising 14.6% while retail fronts have risen 8.8% and are only expected to keep rising a further 5.0% for every year in the foreseeable future.
Trends come and go and is what is keeping this industry alive and well, as well as the online front expanding to consumers all over the globe. Consumers are not limited to Australia wide anymore with more countries showing interest in Aussie businesses and sports nutrition supplements and athletic apparel which will probably only keep expanded and reaching to places it hasn’t gone before.
As a unique and fun way to catch fish and explore the underwater world, spearfishing is a popular sport among Australians. Unlike other styles of fishing, spearfishing allows you to be more selective when in comes to which species you will be on the hunt for. It’s basically catching fish underwater by using a specially… continue reading →
Coming home empty handed is a fisherman’s worst nightmare, but when you don’t have your own boat, finding suitable places to catch fish from shore can be a challenge and considerably reduce your chances of success. In fact, fishing from shore is very different from catching fish out on the water and therefore, calls for… continue reading →
Unlike in the past, when people only resorted to healthy and wholesome meals, nowadays we can’t deny there are many junk food and processed temptations around us so it’s not that easy not to fall for them. Oftentimes, it’s also due to our professions, since we’re all more or less workaholics, living in the big… continue reading →
If you want to invest in your health and improve your body figure, you should definitely consider buying your own treadmill machine that can offer you the benefit of walking and running within the comfort of your own home. Among the wide range of gym machines available on the market today, treadmills have turned out… continue reading →
I never knew how strongly one can be supported (mentally) by choosing hiking to be their number one pastime activity. I never knew how immune one can become to all the hustle and bustle of the world, once up there, looking at it all from a bird’s point of view. Just like a dog is… continue reading →
Fat fat go away, come again another day. Wouldn’t it be great if you could lose weight without diet or exercise? It sure would but as they say – no pain, no gain. Smart nutrition and regular working out are key to losing weight and keeping it off. And few supplements too. Not any supplements… continue reading →
Stepping into the backcountry for a hike or a night or two camping is always a thrilling and exciting experience. What will make your whole experience complete though, is bringing the right hiking and camping gear with you. You might use some of these essentials on short routine trips, but you have probably never thought… continue reading →
Since today there are literally hundreds of pairs of skateboard shoes on the market, choosing the right ones for you can be a truly difficult task, especially if you’ve just entered the exciting world of skateboarding. That’s precisely why I’ve decided to write a short but informative and thus useful article about the things you… continue reading →
Diving has always been a pretty challenging activity for me; it requires great physical strength to fight the water pressure that doesn’t allow you to move freely, an ability to control your breathing and to work with the breathing system, and of course, to be able to orientate yourself and not panic in case something… continue reading →